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are furious at the governor of virginia for his decision to declare april confederate history month. we'll talk to former virginia governor doug wilder and get his thoughts. >>> joe murray of on deck sports made one product, pitching mounds for indoor baseball facilities. his customers loved them and urged him to branch out. he added artificial turf and other baseball equipment, scoring a home run with his growing client base. for more watch "your business" sunday mornings at 7:30 on msnbc. [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ let's wind 'em with precision. open our throttle to even more selection. and turn that savings swagger up full tilt. ♪ so when the time comes to bust open a can of doing... we've got all the tools for all the things we need to make 'em happe
tempore: the gentleman from west virginia. mr. rahall: i ask unanimous consent that votes for the remaineder of the day be limited to five minutes. spoipt chair will not entertain that request -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair will not entertain that request without proper consultation. mr. rahall: then i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. rahall: mr. speaker, i yield myself -- you're supposed to call the bill up. mr. gutierrez: thank you, mr. speaker. the gentleman has nothing to worry about. let the debate begin. we're going to win this debate today. thank you very much. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to house resolution 1305 and rule 18 the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house for consideration h.r. 2499. the chair appoints the gentleman from california, mr. schiff, to preside over the committee of preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole
. >> there are big oil fields all over south texas and south louisiana. off the coast of virginia and south carolina, there is no oil field on shore there. why do you think they're going to be oil field offshore? >> so why bother? the governor of virginia loves the idea, thinking jobs. so virginia's two democratic senators did maryland's two democratic senators do not like it. >> we know that there is a time, saudi arabia of oil in alaska, largely untouched anwr remains shut. if we started in 1996 when clinton shut it down, we would have 1 million barrels a day, 5% of our entire consumption, 10% of our imports. the oil is in the west, and that is why it is so odd. >> it is interesting that the oil and gas industry actually seemed pleased by this. of course they would like more, but they are pleased by this, while the republican leadership in congress is sort of pooh- poohing it. i think there is a lot of stuff in this proposal that has not gotten much attention. they are talking about opening up some solar stuff in the desert that would be the equivalent of 30 cold-fired -- colt-fired utility plants
the customer virginia, south carolina, there is no oil fields on shore there. why do you think there will be big oil field offshore? >> why bother? the governor of virginia loves the idea, he is thinking jobs. so do virginia's two democratic senators, and maryland's two democratic senators do not like it. >> we now -- we kn there is -- we knkow there is a saudi arabia of l in alaska. anwr remains shut if we get started in 1996, when clinton shouted down, we would have 1 million barrels, 10% of our import. the oil is in the west. that is why it is so odd. >> the oil and gas industry actually seemed pleased by this. of course they would like war, but they seemed pleased by this. the republican leadership -- of course there would like more, but they seemed pleased by this. the republican leadership in congress is sort of pooh- poohing 8. they are talking about opening up silda stuff in the desert, the equivalent of 30 coal-fired utility, electricity plants. this is a big, thoreau, interesting proposal. i am sure it has flaws, i am sure it does not please the environmentalists or t
the four miners missing in west virginia did not survive the deadly explosion. where their bodies were found. >>> the grandmother of an adopted russian boy packs his bags, puts him on a plane to moscow alone. now her decision is sparking outrage on both sides of the globe. >>> and the scandal that rocked his life hasn't hurt his golf swing, tiger woods is near the top of the leader board at the masters. rafer weigel tells us what woods needs to do to win another green jacket. >>> you're watching hln on this saturday, april 10th. glad you're with us, i'm susan hendricks. >>> we begin in west virginia where the search for those four missing miners has come to a tragic end. rescue workers found the miners' bodies last night. a mine safety official says rescuers actually passed the bodies on earlier trips into the mine, but conditions inside the shaft were so bad, they couldn't see the miners until last night. families, of course, were hoping the miners were waiting for rescue in one of the underground safety chambers, but west virginia's governor said this. >> none of the chambers had bee
" >> the desperate search for four missing coal miners in west virginia continues in what is called the worst mining disaster sweep in a quarter of a century. a massive explosion, 25 dead and now rescue efforts are under way after a buildup of toxic gas put them on hold. welcome, i'm neil cavuto and this is your world a desperate situation at the upper big branch mine. within the hour the governor will provide an update of the situation on the ground. right now jonathan hunt joins us live from nearby montcoal, west virginia. what can you tell us? >> the rescue effort is proceeding but the painful truth for the relatives is progress is slow because of the very dangerous poisonous gases built up in the mine where the rescue workers were yesterday. they have they had to pull out. now they're trying to drill down through the top of the mountain about a thousand feet, drill three holes to allow the gases to escape from the mine and only when that has happened will the rescue workers be able to go back in. then they will try to find the four missing miners,ed the one single hope is the missing four made i
. >> let me ask you about sympathetic else and just kind of the tone of politics. virginia governor, new virginia governor, bob mcdonnell, designated april as confederate month, something that his two democratic predecessors had refrained from doing. this caused quite a stir, particularly because the governor did not even mention slavery in this proclamation. was that a mistake? >> well, i don't think so. my state legislature has made a legislatively enacted holiday, confederate memorial day, have done it for years under republican governors, democrat governors, and for seven years as governor, i have issued a proclamation, because of what the legislature's done. my democratic predecessors did so as well. i don't know what you would say about slavery, but anybody that thinks you have to explain to people that slavery is a bad thing, i think goes without saying. >> but the sensitivity of it. because we heard from a number of african-american politicians and just people on the street that were interviewed in virginia going, this is offensive, to celebrate something that really was about sl
of those roads and wrap it up with the beltway in virginia. bad, bad bad out here. watch your speed. no incidents or accidents to report but low visibility is the big story this morning. back to you. >>> maryland state board of elections is requesting an investigation of state senator ulysses curry of prince georges county. according to the baltimore sun, the influential senator is accused of using $41,000 in campaign funds to pay for apparent criminal defense legal fees over the last year. the board is not satisfied with how the campaign explained more than $53,000 in questionable expenditures. >>> dc police need your help to catch two robbers. officers say two men walked in to nelly's sports bar in the 900 block of u street northwest on monday night. they say the manwaring the baseball caps pointed a weapon at the manager and demanded cash the pair then ran out the back with employees following them. if you have any information about this crime, call police. >>> the army is considering whether to rescind an invitation to evangelist franklin graham. graham son of billy graham was s
, risks versus the benefits for the nation. arlington, virginia. jason, republican line. caller: thank you for having me. my only point, like you just read in the article, what is the benefit? we are going to go ahead and we are going to go and try and however open ended this search for the 2% is going to be, you don't think that the people -- like the gentleman from texas -- texas, will people -- the oil people, if they figure out whether already oil like that, they would be taxing it already. like touched on, it would not go past delaware -- where joe biden on -- joe biden is, john carey -- but virginia is a go. i don't like it. host: your state officials seem enthusiastic. caller: i don't understand where the enthusiasm comes from. what is it going to exactly do for virginia? how long will it take and what will this take independence from? host: arlington, virginia. near washington. next is a call from virginia, this is a town of zero would -- william, democrats. caller: i think this would be a good thing. when i was being raised that i was told we were a superpower and we had all the n
our affiliates in richmond, virginia, and tampa, florida. >> florida's coastline gets an unexpected ally in barack obama. >> this announcement came as a shock especially to environmentalists. the president today announced his support for exploring and drilling for oil much closer to florida beaches. >> so today we're announcing the expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration. but in ways that balance the need to harness domestic energy resources and the need to protect america's natural resources. >> this map shows you where drilling is currently allowed. this sort of beige area there. the red sections represent the new areas the president wants to open up. as you can see, much closer to florida's east coast and west coast. if congress agrees, oil derricks could go up just about 125 miles off the beaches, down from the current limit of 234 miles. an anti-drilling protest had already been scheduled in st. petersburg. it was sheer coincidence that the president made this announcement today. the message from our gulf coast communities is pretty clear. any risk of an oil spill is unac
and prince george's counties. around much of northern virginia, including the blue ridge and shenandoah valleys, their temperatures have climbed into the 60s this morning. this afternoon, we'll see it hit near 70. it started in the 30s in the mntsz this morning but in the 60s there right now. much of the reasoning delightful. a wonderful spring dale for the afternoon. mostly sunny and mild, just a few light breezes coming in out of the northwest as highs reach near 70 degrees. i'll show you the forecast for the weekend. big changesçó on the way. we'll take a look at next week as well in a coup of minutes. >> we'll be waiting for you. thank you. >>> ims meetings could make it tougher to get around the district this weekend. there are several street closures around the imf and world bank buildings. they start at 7:30 tonight and run through 5:00 p.m. on sunday. "2r' addition, there no parking on many streets in the that area starting at 3:00 this afternoon until 6:00 a.m. on monday. >>> police have identified a man whose bide boyd was pulled from a lake in prince william county. is he 2
virginia mining town. crews discover the bodies of four missing workers, ending a desperate nearly week-long search for survivors. and deadliest u.s. mining disaster in decades. >> lot of times you don't think about it. we're part of one big family pretty much. >> first to the tragic plane crash, polish president lech kaczynski and his wife both dead as well as many of the country's top military and civilian leaders. officials have recovered the president's body and the plane's black box. and as you can see, much of that plane destroyed in the crash. no one on board survived, in all 97 people dead according to officials. it's a staggering blow to the polish government. the other victims, include poland's army chief of staff, the national bank president, deputy foreign minister, army chaplain, head of the national security office, deputy parliament speaker, civil rights commissioner and at least two presidential aides and three lawmakers. their plane went down in western russia near the city of smololensk, the pilot was trying to land in thick fog and 26-year-old soviet airplane. today p
started this morning with a complicated car wreck. in virginia, the debacle is on 395 now. this is northbound near glebe road with an accident that has been moved into the far right lane. only one line -- only one lane was getting for but delays are out of newington to get past the pentagon. it is much better in maryland where we go live. no problems reported on 270 and no delays on a sunny day on come >>> temperatures are in the 50's. the forecast for today calls for increasing clouds of this afternoon and huge showers later this night. it will be cooler and receive for the weekend, highs near 60. >> we will be right back. [ male announcer ] what drives us to engineer the world's first hybrid sedan powered by a compact lithium-ion battery? what drives us to create a hydrogen electric car that emits only water? and to build a vehicle that earned the world green car award. and to engineer bluetec clean diesel technology. what drives us is the desire to create not only the best cars in the world, but for it. announcing the s400 hybrid. a cleaner, safer future is what drives
of the west virginia tragedy. and the owners of that mine feeling not a bit guilty decide to criticize the president. that's next. >>> the lingering issue following president obama's speech on his vision for nasa may be this. will the president rightly or wrongly be saddled with the title of the president who ended manned space flight? even though the president ae's long-term plan does not call for that. in our fourth story, the strategies and aspirations of the space program under the current president. buzz aldrin joins me in a moment. president obama, the first sitting president to visit kennedy space center in 12 years, not only laid out his plan today, but addressed his critics. the president said he was 100% committed to the mission of nasa and its future. >> some have had harsh words for the decisions we've made, including some individuals who i've got enormous respect and admiration for. the bottom line is nobody is more committed to manned space flight, to human exploration of space than i am. but we've got to do it in a smart way. and by 2025 we expect new spacecraft designed
're expected -- expecting him to talk about justice stevens, as well as the mine disaster in west virginia. four miners are still unaccounted for. rescuers are suffering setback after setback. we'll go to west virginia and bring you the latest. >>> also, thousands of republicans gathering in new orleans right now and potential presidential candidates are testing the waters. we'll hear from one of them, sarah palin, live this hour. >>> let's get right to our developing story. major change happening in the highest court in the land. justice john paul stevens is retiring this summer. he's the oldst member of the current court serving 34 years. here's a breakdown of the way the court looks right now. on the left, the political left, i'm talking about, you've got stevens topping the list. then budge ginsburg. he's least considered the leader of the liberal block. you've still got ruth bader ginsburg and sonia sotomayor. on on this any kennedy is in the middle. swing vote but often also been thought to have looked to john paul stevens for influence on how he thinks about judgments. on the right,
, virginia, 49 degrees. baltimore is at 51. hagerstown, 48. and in culpeper it is 43 degrees at this hour. here is what we're looking at for today. partly sunny skies, temperature right around normal. our average high for today 69 degrees. we're looking for a high of about 70 degrees today so not bad. i'll give you details about the weekend and when we expect to see rain showers and thunderstorms coming up in just a little bit. right now let's get a check on traffic with lauren demarco. i'll do the weather and you can do the traffic. >>> things looking good in montgomery county. earlier there were delays out of frederick, things looking better there but we still do have delays with volume past germantown. we have this heavy volume through silver spring on the outer loop. we had reports of an accident on new hampshire avenue. nothing checked out there. your travel lanes should be open, just volume delays leaving college park through silver spring. also watch for an accident southbound georgia avenue leaving the beltway and delays southbound connecticut as well as you leave the beltway. and
it out either. we are live tonight in manassas, virginia, back to you in the studio. chris gordon. >> chris, thank you. >>> this morning, pope benedict spoke out for the first time addressing the catholic's church's sex abuse can't dals. he promised church action to protect children and the abused p.m. it appears they are moving towards that promise. the church decide toad replace a controversial cardinal who was chosen to lead an elaborate mass at the basilica in washington this saturday. the mass will celebrate the fifth inauguration -- inaugural anniversary of the pope. the cardinal hoyos of colombia was accused of praising a french bishop for not turning in another priest who had reportedly sexually assaulted children. >>> tonight a desperate search continues in the gulf coast south of louisiana for 11 workers that have not been seen since a massive oil rig explosion last night. that blazing engulfed the rig and is still burning. the workers are still unaccounted for. 100 workers that made it off the rig safely are being brought to shore by boat. and an official with the compa
for the senate in florida. virginia thomas, wife of supreme court justice clarence thomas and she is starting a tea party of her own. that comes up on tax day. coming up here, forget deporting illegal workers. new government plan protecting their pay. it sounds outrageous but someone says it will put more legal americans back to work. you want to hear that flip side next! ♪ at the end of the day in sitka, alaska, everyone awaits the return of the fishing boats. ♪ their safe arrival is highly anticipated, ♪ as is something else. a shipment of natural sea salt from cargill, essential for preserving the catch. we deliver the salt on precise schedules... and ship it efficiently all along the alaskan coast; saving the fishermen money, and their catch. this is how cargill works with customers. >>> this is a fox news alert. hello. i'm uma pemmaraju. nation in warning amid word the leader died. president of poland and 96 others killed in a plane crash in western russia. president obama is calling the loss devastating to poland, the u.s. and the world. also on board that plane the polish preside
week they opened virginia's coastal areas for off shore drilling that mostly is delayed until 2012. you know the environmentalists who had more time to switch, they are so concerned about the world's vierntment they would rather see other countries develop more resources than develop their regulations. they would rather see the other countries develop. this gives them more time to sue. meanwhile the northeast atlantic coast is closed, alaska's oversees, the next priewdo bay is canceled, drilling along the pacific coast with 10 million barrels of oil >> now we are going to study -- more study of the south atlantic and parts of the gulf of mexico, areas that have been studied to death. apparent lit interior department reviewed 50 studies and decided the government needs more studies to collect dust on the shelf. as a governor and oil and gas commissioner and care of the nation's interstate compact commission, i have seen so many studies. let's send the white house this message. we can save taxpayer time, save money and announce there is oil and gas down there and we can produce it safely.
up in politics. new virginia governor bob mcdonald designated april as confederate month, something his two democratic predecessors refrained from doing particularly because the governor did not mention slavery in this proclamation. is that a mistake? >> i don't think so. my state legislature has made an lems lateively inactive holiday, memorial day. did it for years under republican governors, democrat governors, for seven years as governor, i issued a proclamation because of what the legislature had done. i don't know what you would say about slavery, but anybody who think i don't say you have to explain slavery is a bad thing goes without saying. >> the sensitivity of it. we heard from a number of african-american politicians and people on the street people interviewed in virginia saying this is offensive to celebrate something that really was about slavery and have no mention of it. what do you do in your state? >> maybe they should talk about democratic legislature that does the same thing in mississippi for years. and as far as i know, the democratic legislature, you have a ma
meade. she's on assignment. time to get you caught up now. hope turns to more grief in west virginia. we have learned this weekend that no one survived that massive mine explosion. now federal investigators will try to uncover some answers. >>> and the talk was all about tiger, but fan favorite phil mickelson stole the show at the masters with an emotional win and his family really needed something to celebrate, and they certainly got it. >>> plus, the growing outrage over u.s. family who adopted a boy from russia only to send him back on a plane alone. >>> first, our top story on this monday. today west virginia authorities hope to start recovering the remaining 22 bodies of miners who died in the worst u.s. mining disaster since 1972. 29 minersdyed in last monday's explosion. and families sobbed as crews found the last four miners who were unaccounted for on saturday. some of the miners were laid to rest over the weekend. nearly two dozen funerals will follow in the coming weeks. >> what i saw up until the absolute very end was a very heavy-hearted community that was holding on to a ve
meltdown and the mine disaster in west virginia. the same root cause, a broken regulatory system says arianna huffington. she connects the dots. >>> martha stewart fixes a wardrobe malfunction for a major league baseball player? >>> al gore outstalks the producer. >> what's your reaction to the fact -- what's your reaction to the fact that -- >> i'm not doing an interview right now. >> and sarah palin's inconvenient taxable income. how much has she made since she walked out as governor of alaska? >> we're retreating in another direction. >> the direction of $12 million. how is that selly outy thing working for you? that woman is an idiot. all the news and commentary now on "countdown." >> you are naive if you don't see a full-court press -- >>> good evening from new york. in dozens of nations around the world, there is enough nuclear material the professionals estimate to construct more than 120,000 nuclear weapons. al qaeda only needs enough to make one. in our fourth -- fifth story tonight, president obama today concluded the biggest summit of world leaders, convened by an american
. as we said in the rules committee last night, we saw luis gutierrez, and others join up with virginia foxx. we had concern on the floor raised by dan rohrabacher and doc hastings, and lincoln diaz-balart, mr. pierluisi, the former governor, and number of members of republican leadership joining in support of this, and the bottom line, mr. speaker, is that we should do exactly what mr. gutierrez argued both in the rules committee and here on the floor last night. now, i have stood in this well repeatedly saying that i could have done a better job. well, i had the privilege of serving as chairman of the house rules committee, i could have had more open rules. i could have had more free flowing debate. in fact i was criticized as this new majority was attempting to emerge to that majority status, and it was justified in some ways. we were promised, though, as i and others were being criticizeds -- criticized, mr. speaker, that we would have an entire new direction for america. there would be an open, free wheeling debate. well, there is no issue where it is more apparent we should have a
air marshal from northern virginia is charged with raping a woman at gunpoint while wearing his badge. the alleged incident happened saturday at a hotel near seattle-tacoma international airport. 30-year-old omar settles of herndon threaten ad woman described as an escort with a gun. investigators say that he forced her to have sex, telling her he was a u.s. marshal. the tsa says settles has been fired. he's being held on $250,000 bail in the king county jail in seattle. >>> metro riders may be facing higher fares and reduced service as the agency struggles to close a huge budget gap. metro has the budget shortfall of $189 million. board members say fare increases and service cuts could help to ease that. according to reports interim general manager feld wants to raise rail fares to a minimum of $1.95 during peak hours and that's up la 30 cents. the longest trips could cost as much as $5. bus fare wobs $1.50 for smart trip users and that's 25 cent increase. and parking would cost 50 cents more. >>> it is an exciting day here at news4 in case you noticed. we have a new home here. >> we
box" and the latest from the massey mine in west virginia where four miners remain missing. >>> good morning. welcome back to squawk here on cnbc. i'm kcarl quintanilla along wit michelle crusoe cabrera and andrew ross sorkin. >>> our top story today, an explosion rimming through a west virginia before mine owned by massey energy. four miners are missing deep journd ground and 25 are dead. federal records show it has three fatalities since 19 the 8. massey is the largest coal producer in central appalachia. we're still waiting for updates from the governor. the mine safety health administration is on-site and we're hoping that at least the four that are missing can be saved. there are air tight chambers within the mine that you can get to. there's oxygen, there's food, you can live for up to four days. but the issue st whether or not they were able to get to those chambers in time. >> historically, a very dangerous job to have. but certainly this will, again, put a laser-like focus on whether or not they're doing enough to be safe there. >> what is the insurance business like, do you
that the anti-health reform faith healer who we introduced you to on monday and the virginia attorney general and the guy who hands out proud right wing extremist i.d. cards all got together at jerry falwell's school, and boy, was it a hoot. after that we may have stumbled on the better way to celebrate tax day, a cliffhanger about booze and a recipe all coming up. [ woman ] nine iron, it's almost tee-time. time for new zyrtec® liquid gels. they work fast. so i can get relief from the pollen that used to make me sneeze. with new zyrtec® liquid gels, i get allergy relief at liquid speed. that's the fast, powerful relief of zyrtec®, now in a liquid gel. zyrtec® is the fastest 24-hour allergy medicine. so i'm ready by the first hole. with new zyrtec® liquid gels, i can love the air®. [ male announcer ] this week only, save up to $12 on zyrtec® products at and in sunday's paper. you took my eggs ! it's an "egg management fee." what does that even mean ? egg management fee. even kids know it's wrong to take other people's stuff. that's why at ally bank, we offer rates among the
churches. went to new york city, 19 churches and burn ten to the ground. across virginia and new jersey burning churches because they blame the preachers. >> glenn: the difference is that this is a quintessential american concept that is almost lost. we talk about individual rights. god gives us individual rights. no collective salvation. people say it's human rights. that is not the same. >> right. >> glenn: explain the difference. >> it's inalienable rights. those who came to america left europe. europe was collective rights and collective issues. they came to america and they said no, it's individuals you and god. we established a freedom of conscious. not for the group. that's why one dissenting individual quaker can say i'm opposed to war. we say we let you off. opposed to taking an oath. okay, just do affirmation. we allowed the dissenters individually because of conscious, that's one-on-one. same with freedom of religion. you can rack tis religion as a group or individual. all the way through it was individuals. preachers did that. the first constitution we ever have written in
with scientists from italy. >>> a virginia college tops the list of the greenest schools. the college of william and mary is one of the most environmentally friendly colleges. there are green buildings in use of renewable resources and other projects. william and mary has programs that go toward facilitating improvements. >>> late april is starting to feel a little more like february for people in southern california. an unseasonable storm dumped snow, that is right, snow in san diego. the storm system from the gulf of alaska brought the high wind and heavy rain. temperatures are down 20 degrees below normal. and in colorado, a family as patching up this big hole after storms hammered that area. the house was hit by a blast of lightning, and the forces blew open a section of the roof. the damage will likely be in the thousands of dollars. the good news is that no one was injured. it would have been a different outcome. >>> all kinds of wild weather everywhere. snow is moving in the colorado area, there is severe weather across arkansas and mississippi. we are high and dry with sunshine. let's lo
. this is the trial of petty officer second class jonathan keefe of new yorktown, virginia. they don't want his picture shown because it's in special operation. use accused of dereliction of duty. he's chose to go have the case heard by the judge and there won't be a jury as in the case of julio huertas. jane: and huertas was found not guilty. does that mean the possibility of acquittal is pretty high for the others? >> reporter: it's possible. the biggest concern would be for matthew mccabe, he's the navy seal actually accused of punching the prisoner in the stomach. mccabe's attorney says the case has been laid out in the trial of huertas and in the trial of keefe and the jury didn't believe the allegations in the last trial. mc-- i'm sorry, huertas was found not guilty so he's sure keefe and mccain will also be found not guilty and he talked with me this morning about mccabe's reaction to the acquittal of huertas. let's listen. >> i woke up yesterday to an effusive e-mail from my client, he was shouting and overjoyed, and he anticipates keefe will meet the same result as will he, he's very c
virginia, travel lanes are open, but sunshine delays. >> we know you are waking up earlier and we are too. you can join us at a new start time at >>> 7:30 now on a thursday morning, the 15th of april, 2010. a beautiful morning here in the northeast on what is traditionally not such a beautiful morning for a lot of people across the country -- tax day. if you're going to file those tax returns, that should be a little bit nerve-racking and cumbersome for a lot of people. we'll go outside and say hello to these people on the plaza in a while. >>> inside studio 1a, i'm matt lauer, alongside meredith vieira. >>> fans are posting parts of whitney houston's performance online. take a look. ♪ >> obviously not the sound people have come to expect from the six-time grammy winner. so what went wrong? we'll have more on that coming up. >>> plus, they say all good things must come to an end. that appears to be the case for these low mortgage rates we've been seeing over the past couple of years. so what if you have an adjustable rate mortgage, what if you're looking to buy a home in the near future
,000 people who traveled to virginia for his memorial service last night. later, more accounts from his students and how much he was loved by that school. >> it's just so sad what's happened to him. hopefully they'll get to the bottom of this. thank you. >> sure. >>> facebook, oh, it's changed the way people communicate nowadays hasn't it? now it wants to change your entire internet experience. big changes go into effect today and jennifer westhoven is looking out for you. what are they doing now? >> it's going to roll out it sounds like over a few months so you might not see it immediately today but basically what they're doing is taking your facebook experience and moving it outside the actual facebook website so you'll see it on other websites, like the "new york times," espn, our sister network, cnn, so if you use facebook, it's going to track the websites that you visit, and new stories that you read. so that you would see what your friends are reading, and guess what? they will see what you are reading, too, if you're on some of those sites out there. >>> taking a look at family f
and there is a risk, however, of more severe weather there today. >>> and when a virginia woman made a $425 deposit to her bank account this week she was shocked to learn that the bank teller entered her 10-digit account number as the amount she was depositing. the bank has since fixed the $40 million mistake. just for a few moments she was a millionaire. 7:11. back to matt, meredith and al. >> ann, thank you very much. >>> mr. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. >>> if airline passengers like it or not, we've grown accustomed to it but passengers now pay $3 to $9 for a mid-flight treat. $15 on air tran for a checked bag. $25 for a second checked bag on alaska air. if you want to snuggle up with a pillow on american, that will cost $8. but when spirit airlines announced its plan to charge up to $45 for carry-on bags, a lot of travelers were outraged and are now saying enough is enough. ben baldanza is spirit's president and ceo, he joins us exclusively with new york senator chuck schumer who is leading the charge against the fee. gentlemen, good morning to both of you.
for you today. thanks for having us over, this is hln "news and views" and i'm virginia cha. >>> you won't be seeing much sun today in fact you may end up seeing something like this. parts of the region are under severe storm warnings and that includes the possibility of tornadoes. this isn't the only dangerous weather out there. colorado was hit with a crazy mix of rain, snow and tornadoes. some campers had to be rescued from two feet of snow and crews are cleaning up a rock slide that closed part of the highway west of denver. rescuers have suspended their search for 11 oil rig workers missing in the gulf of mexico. now the coast guard says it is unreasonable at this point to expect that any of them survived. the search covered 5,200 square miles over three days. even though the search is suspended, the case is not closed. >> we have not 100% certainty accounted for all the lifeboats and we don't know what was launched from the rig and what might still be with the rig and that's going to be something that we'll continue to do as part of the casualty investigation and we can also reresu
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leader boehner saying the plan does not go far enough. opening up areas off the virginia coast is a positive step, but keeping the pacific coast and alaska as well as the most promising resources off the gulf of mexico under lock and key makes no sense. except that makes no sense. president obama opened new areas of drilling in alaska's arctic sea. bristol bay remains protected. speaking of which, the former half governor of alaska saying you guessed it, drill, baby, drill. it was only her first tweet. mrs. palin posting an apparent self-tweeting correction. "representative boehner spot on obama goal cram through job killing energy depleting burdensome cap and tack scheme on heels of obama's pro drilling -- the executive director of greenpeace saying is this president obama's clean energy plan or sarah palin drill, baby, drill campaign. we need steps toward clean energy not dirty expensive offshore drilling. lots to talk about with howard fineman. howard, good evening. >> hi, keith. >> republicans obviously think this does not go far enough. progressives feel betrayed. the actu
. it will take a while before we see the first pharaoh. host: how long? guest: virginia will probably be the first state to move forward. they have been very anxious to get going. we will start looking sooner than later in the western atlantic. the further you get of short -- that is another point. you are taking some of the resources off the table a third of the minimum. it gets more expensive. we will have to see. it will not be immediate. you start getting the testing done and planning of people. it takes time. it is a positive development. thousands of new jobs and millions in revenue that we did not have. we will improve paying the deficit. it will be a win. >> this will be domestic production. how much domestic offshore production is there now? guest: about a third is produced in the gulf of mexico oil and gas. we have three or 4000 rigs. it is a big operation. we have been doing it for a very long time. we are really good at it. according to the middle management service, 11000 of 1% are from the offshore operation. this is much better than the natural seepage from the ocean. t
in federal court in virginia. will they face trial in the united states? and this woman thought she did what was best for her health, but she says she lost her job because of it. so she's being discriminated against because of what's in her dna. pamela will tell us her story next. jane: what would be the reasoning in your mind? >> you know what? i don't know that. i can't tell you what they're thinking. jane: gary, what has the company told you? >> well, as is true of many employers, they claim it was due to her performance. now, the fact is she was an outstanding employee, and two weeks before she made this disclosure, they said if they had to get rid of everyone in the marketing department except one, she would be the one that they kept -- jane: so she had gotten good reviews. >> absolutely. jane: and then they gave her a bad review? >> well, when she returned, she started with a lot of negative reviews and then finally she was fired. this, unfortunately, is not an uncommon story in situations like this. jane: gary, give me your thoughts, though, on what would be the reasoning. there seems
sykesville, west to virginia, montgomery county. we have an area of rain. we have fog forming. but sunshine and warm temps on tap for tomorrow. that forecast coming up. >>> let's check on the roads now with sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> hi, sharon. >> hi, kai. well, you know rain and the rush hour never seem to mix. and we have that problem. accident causing delays. a 33-minute backup there to washington boulevard. wreck also in reisterstown. that one on westminster pike on main street. light at east pratt. sedonia at sinclaire. 29 northbound, there's an accident there. old columbia road. 695, in annapolis on west street at route 50, there's a wreck. and police activity in glen burnie that's blocking all lanes of crain highway. crain highway closed at 8th avenue. you're going to want to take route 2 richie highway as your alternate. there's a look at your dive times. slow -- drive time. slowest spots. there is a live look at the top side. a little stop-and go there as usual. there's a look at the delay on the west side at 70. and there's a look at 95. northbound lanes there to th
. this is hln news and views and i'm virginia cha. >>> a tornado slashed through parts of mississippi today. leaving a president of destruction. the associated press reporting at least two people are dead and one town reports as many as 30 homes destroyed. forecasters say the tornado was almost a mile wide at one point. it hit the towns of valley park, yazoo city and durant and we are hearing that some people were trapped inside some of those structures. aside from the reports of the two deaths, we don't know how many people were hurt. the storm generated by a powerful system moving across the central united states today. tornado watches up from southern illinois south to alabama. >>> our ireporters are sending us pictures of the storm that is moving across the southeast. this video by ireporter kathy just south of memphis, tennessee. she says the hail that fell in her town of southhaven, mississippi, a bit bigger than a golf ball and noisy and didn't feel threatening. >>> rescuers have suspended their search for 11 oil rig workers missing in the gulf of mexico. the coast guard says it is u
virginia. 9 workers die -- 29 workers died at the explosion at the upper branch mine and they're looking into possible criminal negligence on part of massey energy. the company offered families of those killed $3 million apiece. >>> jury in knoxville convicted a tennessee man on two counts of hacking into sarah palin's private e-mail account. david kernel was acquitted on a third charge and the jury deadlocked on a fourth but he faces maximum of 21 years in prison. palin was a witness for the prosecution. >> lesson is out there now that it is not good to do, to hack into somebody's e-mail in a campaign but greater than that is the lesson that needs to be learned it's not a good idea to break into anybody, candidate or not, anybody's personal information to try to embarrass or harass or diminish their security. >> two brooklyn men declined to enter pleas in court appearance in alexander, virginia, after being accused of providing material support to al-qaeda. one went to yemen, they say, took an oath of ale jens and the other performed assignment for al-qaeda in new york. why is a world l
, just kind of tone of politics. virginia governor, new vo vo governor, bob mcdonnel designated april as confederate month. something his two democratic predecessors had refrained from doing. he did not mention slavery in this proclamation. was that a mistake? >> i don't think so. my state legislature has made a legislatively enacted holiday, con federal rat member or yad holiday. i have issued a proclamation. my democratic predecessors did so as well. i don't know what you would say about slavery but if you have to explain to people that slavery is a bad thing, i think it goes without saying. >> reporter: but the sensitivity of it. we heard from a number of african-american politicians and just people on the street that were interviewnd virginia going, this is offensive, to celebrate something that really was about slavery and have absolutely no mention of it. >> maybe they should talk about the democratic legislature, which has done exactly the same thing in mississippi for years. as far as i know, the democratic legislature, the majority of both houses are democrats, i am unaware o
and for the early part of next week. we have a few heavy showers. mainly just light rain through virginia. we will see this trend throughout the day today and even on to the early part of next week. probably tapering off by tuesday. very unsettled wedding -- weather pattern. temperatures are in the mid 50's. reagan national at 55. the may low pressure system is well out to our west. that will slowly take its time to move through and exit our region. grace as today. if you study breaks tomorrow. -- a few sunny breaks to mark. >>> i don't think an illegal action like this is a prank, not when you consider how impacting it was at presidential election, it would be on a prank. >> sarah palin thinks hacking into her e-mail was no joke. she was in texas testifying at a trial. he says it was just a prank, but he's now facing serious jail time. the defense claims it was almost too easy to get her password? are you making it too easy for hackers as well. we'll talk about the password and what you need to know. >> good morning, america. along with bianna golodryga, i'm bill weir. it's saturday, april 2
. workers at the listen burg, virginia -- lynchburg, virginia post office knew something wasn't right when the package started wiggling. the post master got a warrant to open the package. and a ferret was inside. didn't take long for a local couple to take him home after he was put up for adoption. >>> counter fitting-- counterfeiting, fraud and an abandoned child. a boy left abandoned at a cathedral. >>> the massive budget deficit. metro has ambitious plans to make it up. and it may cost us. check in for these stories and all of the day's breaking news. coming up all new at 6:00. >>> a boardwalk landmark in ocean city celebrates its 100th anniversary. dolly's has been serving up homemade treats, with salt water taffy, and assorted chocolate since 1910. they make 3,000 pounds of taffy a day. long-time customers say they hope the store sticks around for another 100 years. absolutely. that looks good. >> one of the stories that makes you hungry. >> it does. absolutely. >>> eyewitness sports is coming up next. stan is out at the owings mills complex tonight. stan? >> mary, the ravens' top bra
home state of virginia, setting up a legal dispute that has yet to be resolved. >>> john wyatt, and his attorney, stanton phillips, join us live from washington. gentlemen, thank you so much for joining us. john, you have never held your little baby. you've only seen pictures of her. is that right? >> that's correct. i have only seen pictures of her. never seen her before. >> colleen, the mother, was 19 when she became pregnant. you were 20 at the time. you're now 21. tell us your relationship during the pregnancy. and did you ever talk about raising the baby together? >> i mean, i talked about raising the baby every time i saw her. to me, there was never really an option. i always wanted to raise my daughter. i never knew it was a daughter. but i knew i wanted to raise my child. i'd do anything to be there for my child. i know what it's like to grow up without a father. that's why it's so important for me to be there for my children. >> i know you said you were 10 years old when you lost your father. you're very clear that you wanted to raise the child. what about colleen? what was she
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